1:15 am December 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
One of the expert witnesses called to testify was John Kevin Baird, a professor at the Center for Tropical Medicine at the University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Medicine, who spoke to the Jakarta Globe about what the test results really showed.
12:24 pm December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Days after a controversial new regulation banning motorcycles from some of the city's main streets caused chaos and confusion, the director of the Jakarta Police's traffic unit has been relieved of his command, just seven months into the job.
12:13 am December 20, 2014 | 6 Comments
Indonesian prison officials destroyed hundreds of mobile phones and other contraband items confiscated from inmates in detention facilities across the capital on Friday. At least 213 mobile phones were destroyed along with 19 weapons and two laptop computers.
11:01 pm December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Jakarta Police have assigned undercover officers to public buses across the capital after a 16-year-old student was mugged and stabbed onboard a bus.
6:57 pm December 19, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian police chief Gen. Sutarman called on schools across the archipelago to consider their security provision after a girl was held at knifepoint and taken hostage in East Java by a man on Wednesday.
11:59 am December 19, 2014 | No Comment
A senior media adviser for Australian lawmaker Clive Palmer, whose party holds the balance of power in the Senate, has been arrested as part of an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of a bank executive on an Indonesian island.
12:06 am December 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
Legal analysts have blasted Indonesia’s home affairs minister for a seemingly politically motivated move to spare the Bogor district chief, who was convicted in a corruption case last month, from a dishonorable dismissal.
12:03 am December 19, 2014 | 6 Comments
President Joko Widodo is questioning the commitment of his staff to protect Indonesia’s maritime resources, ordering officials to be more serious about sinking foreign vessels caught poaching on Indonesian waters.
5:21 pm December 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Attorney General's Office said on Thursday that another convict on death row will soon be executed, bringing the total number of prisoners scheduled to face the firing squad to six.
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